Putting an End to Violence in the U.S.: Ways to Make Your Voice Be Heard

It is only natural that there has been a lot of noise in the wake of the deadly school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut.  After witnessing such a horrific tragedy - even from afar - it can be difficult to find words that adequately express our every thought: our profound sadness, outrage, confusion, fear....more

The Bleak Midwinter: Newtown and Chengping

I spent today in thought, prayer, and appreciation. Appreciation that the people I work with are innocent, sparkling, fun-loving children who will never know the impact that the Newtown Sandy Hook School shooting had on me. That I spent the hour before I went to meet Kutti and her mother in tears for the families who lost children today....more
@Denise Just an awful, awful day. I have several candles lit around the house tonight for the ...more